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breaking news-- a man is recovering after he was hit by a car overnight. what we're learning about the victim as police continue to search for the suspected driver. an area of rain and thunderstorms is running well ahead of a cold front to our west and will move through our area this morning. rain will continue off and on throughout the day and into early saturday. ahead of the front we warm to the low to mid 70s today but even as the front passes we dont cool. winds shift west and we hit the upper 70s saturday and stay in the mid 70s for a dry sunday. with high pressure briefly in charge of our weather, we stay calm for
early monday but by later in the day monday we start to get wet again. rain and storms are possible into early tuesday and show up again on wednesday. today: periods of rain and thunderstorms. high: 76 dewpoint: 67 wind: se 5-15 mph tonight: rain ending overnight. low: 64 dewpoint: 67 wind: sw 3-7 mph traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays one man in the hospital and the driver on the loose after a hit-and run on milwaukee's northside. let's go live to julie collins for more at district five this morning - julie? the hit and run and happened at atkinson and capitol where
police received the call about a man lying in the middle of the road at 1:30 this morning. police say the victim of this hit and run is intoxicated and they are unsure if he was attempting to cross the street or if he was just wandering in the middle of the street when he got hit. what they do know is that the car drove away - that car is described as a police believe the car continued east on capital after hitting the man the victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. milwaukee police say they continue to search for the driver of the vehicle. if you have any information - you're encouraged to contact milwaukee police. reporting live on milwaukee's north side - julie collins. fox 6 news. new details about the car-- suspected of slamming into a mount pleasant squad car. police say they are looking for a dark sedan, which should have
the police officer was responding to a call wednesday night when his squad was hit by another car. he had to jump into his vehicle to avoid being hit by that car. the officer escaped without injury but investigators say the driver never stopped. were looking at this case, and go, was somebody, intentionally, trying to run down an officer? we dont know that. if you have any information call mount pleasant police. the milwaukee county medical examiners office is dealing with 71 possible drug over-doses -- in one of those cases - is the medical examiner's own son. on monday, police were called to a report of an unconscious 29 year old man on clybourn street. paramedics used the drug narcan... but despite that, and other life saving measures, the man was pronounced dead from a probable overdose.. that man turned out to be the son of the milwaukee county medical examiner. local health experts say the death highlights just how widespread the problem of opiate addiction is in our
specifically narcotic addiction is an equal opportunity afflictor it actually can affect anybody in any socio economic class any race, and no body is safe the 71 overdose deaths in 7 weeks works out to nearly 2 per day. and experts say they don't believe the crisis has peaked yet. governor walker is speaking out surrounding the john doe investigation. the guardian, a british newspaper, published about 15 hundred pages from the secret-- now closed-- john doe investigation into the governor's 20-12 recall campaign. during a news conference yesterday, governor walker wouldn't say if he solicited money on behalf of the wisconsin club for growth. the john doe case was shut down by the state supreme court last year finding nothing illegal governor walker blames the leak on the john doe prosecutors. people who failed to win in the court of law have chosen to leak bits and portions of things to
opinion, without giving people a full perspective milwaukee county district attorney john chisholm, who is one of the prosecutors, says leaking john doe material is a crime. governor walker did not say if the state attorney general should investigate the leak. looking ahead... milwaukee's water quality task force will meet for the first time today. the group is charged with investigating and making recommendations to ensure long-term health and safety of the city's drinking water. last we residents who live in older homes to consider getting a water filter to protect themselves from lead. the initial task force meeting will be held at city hall at 9 this morning. it is largely intended for organizational purposes and will include reports from city officials about water filtration systems and results of municipal testing for lead in drinking water. a new report shows edward snowden is not a whistle blower. why house officials say his leaked information had nothing
a new report from a house intelligence committee suggests edward snowden is not a whistle blower! it says the majority of the documents he released are military and defense secrets that had nothing to do with americans' privacy. the report adds snowden was a disgruntled employee who had issues with his managers... which is contrary to the description of him being a "whistle blower." this report comes as snowden asks for a pardon from presideno by revealing secret domestic surveillance programs. donald trump's campaign is trying to get past controversial comments made by the republican nominee years ago. officials say the presidential candidate now believes president obama was born in the u-s. part of the statement released from campaign officials claims trump obtained the president's birth certificate. in 20-11, trump was a loud voice in the so- called 'birther' movement...questioni ng president obama's legitimacy
insinuating that he wasn't born in the united states meanwhile-- hillary clinton's campaign is saying that's not enough. they're calling for trump to publicly disavow his "birther" comments. the democratic presidential candidate accuses trump of fueling the rise of the "birther movement." a kitten's future is finally looking bright after he was found in rough conditions... when little hot rod should be ready for adoption. a local group is making sure every student has a meal to eat-- especially on the weekends. how they're keeping bellies full with the blessings in up next.. and the packers and vikings are getting ready for the first game at the new u-s bank stadium this weekend. what the players are saying about the heated rivalry - coming up in
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charles what's up man? -whoa! how can we help? -ah man! wait, is that a basketball player? yes! -wow! my heart's about to jump out my chest man. charles you ought to be proud man. i'm just extremely grateful they were here giving them some encouragement- that's something that these kids are going to remember for a lifetime. did you see his big old feet? look. whoa. an area of rain and thunderstorms is running well ahead of a cold front to our west and will move through our area this morning. rain will continue off and on throughout the day and into early saturday. ahead of the front we warm to the low to mid 70s today but
and we hit the upper 70s saturday and stay in the mid 70s for a dry sunday. with high pressure briefly in charge of our weather, we stay calm for most of the weekend and into early monday but by later in the day monday we start to get wet again. rain and storms are possible into early tuesday and show up again on wednesday. today: periods of rain and thunderstorms. high: 76 dewpoint: 67 wind: se 5-15 mph tonight: rain ending overnight. low: 64 dewpoint: 67 wind: sw 3-7 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays a kitten is looking for a new home - but it's taken a lot to
ago on the roadside with severe burns on his side. he underwent 2 surgeries to reconstruct his arm pit giving him full range of motion again. he's been in foster care for the last 2 months and will be ready for adoption soon. hot rod is a domestic sort haired orange tabby cat - if you're interested in adopting him...he'll be available in 10 days at waukesha's humane animal welfare society. recognizing teens who've beaten the odds. a special ceremony lake" awards. the event recognizes teens -- who've succeeded -- despite going through unthinkable circumstances. organizers say many of the kids have experienced neglect, abuse, poverty -- and many are also former foster children. "lad lake" is a group that calls itself the emergency room of child welfare system... saying it gives kids get a second chance in life. ...making sure there's food to eat on the weekends. that's the mission of a program called "blessings in a backpack".
elementary in waukesha yesterday to fill bags with food for kids. every friday, bags of food are put in the backpacks for children who are eligible for the program to take home. they receive free or reduced meals during the school week-- the food will help the children return to school on mondays well fed, which is essential for focusing in class. "i think all of us know how important it is for our bellies to be full and so to have the outreach from the community it's huge . it's huge from our students. it really shows that we are all in this together." grants. it's getting cooler out there-- and even colder weather is just around the corner. too many kids go to school without a proper winter coat to keep them warm. thats where fox 6 coats for kids and you come in. go through your closets and please donate any slightly used winter coats -- for kids and adults. head to fox6now.com for more details and a list of all
warm one coat at a time. toss to rob an area of rain and thunderstorms is running well ahead of a cold front to our west and will move through our area this morning. rain will continue off and on throughout the day and into early saturday. ahead of the front we warm to the low to mid 70s today but even as the front passes we dont cool. winds shift west and we hit the upper 70s saturday and stay in the mid 70s for a dry sunday. with high pressure briefly in charge of our weather, we stay calm for most of the weekend and into ear day monday we start to get wet again. rain and storms are possible into early tuesday and show up again on wednesday. today: periods of rain and thunderstorms. high: 76 dewpoint: 67 wind: se 5-15 mph tonight: rain ending overnight. low: 64 dewpoint: 67 wind: sw 3-7 mph big weather wake up bayview. the packers are
with the vikings... mike mccarthy is 14-5 and 1 in his years against the vikes, with ten wins in the last dozen meetings with aaron rodgers as the quarterback.... however, the vikes are a far more legitimate rival than before mike zimmer took over as coach.... "i think it's always been there. it's just, it's just been kind of amped up the last couple years with the energy that mike's brought in
three out of four but obviously they beat us last year at home and took the been kind of amped up the last couple years with the energy that mike's brought in with his staff and his system. you know, we beat them three out of four but obviously they beat us last year at home and took the division for the first time in a while. so, it's a healthy rivalry. there a very good team and it's important game for us even though it's week two." the teams will christen u.s. bank stadium on sunday night.... at one point one billion dollars to build, it is just a slight upgrade over the old metrodome... "oh, i'm excited about it. in the preseason , guys are, you know, new stadium this and that but it's for real man. so i'm ready to see the fans come out, be loud and be excited for this grand opening of the new stadium for the opening season." thanks to your voting, we have a winner for our high school blitz game of the week. tom pipines will be heading to west allis for the end of an era showdown....
and then have complete coverage in the high school blitz with brandon cruz at ten..... now baseball.... a cubs win over the brewers tonight gives them the national league central division championship... but not so fast wrigley revelers.... milwaukee is trailing 2-nothing entering the fourth inning, but gets one on a keon broxton homer and then two on this double by orlando arcia to take the lead on chicago.... 812 inning when pinch hitter scooter gennett comes through... this is a two-run single to make it 5-3 visitors... 909 tyler thornburg nails it down out of the bullpen and the brewers win, 5-4... that is it for us right now. have a fabulous
it's oktoberfest time-- and portillo's is helping you get in the spirit. what special the restaurant chain is offering to celebrate german heritage. a mesmerizing domino display is going viral. how long it took a teenager to create this domino spiral. and ahead at six... a swedish appeals court-- upholding a detention order for the founder of wikileaks. the latest on the case against
by italian artist marizio casttelan. the museum posting the photo on their website. it's made from 18-karat gold -- and the artist wants visitors to use it as a toilet. the artist says it "evokes the american dream of opportunity for all" while also poking fun at the excesses of art. portillo's is celebrating oktoberfest the right way. from now through october 31st, customers can get a dollar off beer-- you'll need that beer to wash down a usinger bratwurt topped with bavarian-style sauerkraut and classic german mustard-- served of course on a special brat roll. nature's beauty - brick by brick. artists creating works of art inspired by nature in a new exhibit at the arboretum in north carolina... the new exhibit called "nature connects, art with lego bricks." artists are using more than 370- thousand legos to create 14 sculptures.
domino artist says she spent 25 hours over 8 days building this massive triple spiral structure with 15- thousand dominoes. first the inside colorful dominoes fall, then the outside white dominoes follow, creating a triple spiral. she says creating domino designs isn't just a hobby-- it's her full-time job. the teen posts videos of her projects on youtube -- and has almost a million followers. there's another video where you can watch the dominoes stand back up in reverse. all anchors chat/toss to 6am
searching for the driver in a hit and run crash. the latest on the victim's condition... in just one minute. "were still working on--just a freak occurrence--we're working on what actually occurred." a thirteen year old girl... hospitalized after a gun goes off in the middle of the day. now... police trying to figure out how the whole thing happened. good morning and welcome to wakeup! wakeup! rob's weather today: periods of rain and thunderstorms. high: 76 dewpoint: 67 wind: se 5-15 mph tonight: rain ending overnight. low: 64 dewpoint: 67 wind: sw 3-7